Freckle Farm's new butcher shop is off to a cracking start.
The Australian Meat Industry Council says a major investment in upskilling Vietnam's meatworkers is 'maddening'.
RSVP Droughtmasters has taken out top honours at this year’s Droughtmaster Futurity Show held at Gatton Showgrounds.
UPDATES: A large crowd has gathered to see the best of Droughtmaster’s stud cattle breed compete for the title of Grand Champion Exhibit.
Bull sales are as much social events as anything and the Highlands Droughtmaster sale at Clermont on Friday was no different.
“A complete package” is how purchaser Colleen Smith describes the top-priced bull at the Highlands Droughtmaster sale on Friday, which she and husband David secured for their Vale View Droughtmaster stud for $24,000.
Alpha’s Chris and Sue Zahl, Wycheproof Pastoral Co, bought the top priced bull, from Pathfinder Angus stud, Victoria, at the Australian Topstock bull sale at Barcaldine on Friday.
The yarding at the April 17 Mareeba cattle sale was mainly well finished ox, cows, heifers and bulls for slaughter and local trade.
Quality was consistent and much of the supply was drawn from local areas with one consignment from Jericho at the April 12 Emerald sale.
A new Rabobank report forecasts 2018 domestic cattle prices to come in at 15 per cent below prior-year levels but will remain above the five-year average.